Walt Disney Animation Studios says Jonathan Groff, a Tony-winner for Spring Awakening, has joined the voice cast of the animated comedy adventure, Frozen. Groff (Glee) joins a cast that's led by Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel, with Chris Buck (Surf's Up) and Jennifer Lee directing.
Disney's aiming for a November 27, 2013 release.
The official synopsis: "From the studio behind 2010's Tangled and this year's Wreck-It Ralph, Walt Disney Animation Studios presents Frozen, the most daring comedy-adventure ever to hit the big screen. When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna (voice of Kristen Bell), a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, an amazing and comedic snowman named Olaf, Everest-like conditions and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction."
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